Old Man Winter is just piling it on now.
Here’s the 6-10 day temperature outlook from the National Weather Service:
Translation: A high probability it will remain colder than normal from the Great Lakes to the Mid-Atlantic running up towards the end of March.
Here’s a temperature outlook from the European model for this same approximate time period (March 23-27):
That’s a forecast for temperatures to average 5-10 degrees below normal. Cherry blossoms might peak by Memorial Day at this rate.
Of course, just to mess with us, there will surely be a 60+ degree day or two thrown into the mix only to be followed a crash in temperature and some other miserable late winter-early spring cold weather milestone.
This video forecast – Winter Storm Watch Warning 2014 – released this morning, seems just about right given the manic nature of this month’s weather: